Education

 2010 student performance.

 Fall 2013 student performance.

Laptop performance, fall 2013.

Individual Classes

Those interested to learn more about music and sonic arts may enroll in individual BC-CCM (and related) classes and ensembles or enroll and obtain a degree.  

Current BC-CCM courses include:

  • Introduction to Music Technology
  • Audio Recording Techniques
  • Electroacoustic Music 1
  • Electroacoustic Music 2
  • Building Electronic Music Instruments
  • Computer-Assisted Composition
  • Electroacoustic Music Ensemble
  • Computer Music 1
  • Computer Music 2
  • History of Sound Art

Other special topic courses have also been offered in recent years, and several additional courses will be added during the 2014–15 and 2015–16 academic years.

In the spring 2014 semester, courses offered will be:

  • Introduction to Music Technology
  • Electroacoustic Music 2
  • Electroacoustic Music Ensemble
  • Computer Music 2
  • History of Sound Art

The PIMA program offers related courses of interest. More information is available on the PIMA website.

Undergraduate Minor in Music Technology

Undergraduate students at Brooklyn College may earn a minor in music technology by completing 12 credits of approved course work. For more information, please contact Professor Doug Cohen.

Degree Programs

Undergraduate Degree and Master's Degree in Music Composition

Interested composers may enroll as a composition major at the Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music and focus their creative work on electronic/electroacoustic music while taking advantage of the additional opportunities of the Composition Department. Please contact CCM Director Doug Geers for more information.

M.F.A. in Performance and Interactive Media Arts (PIMA)

This is a graduate program for the creation of interdisciplinary, live performance works. PIMA is a collaborative venture in partnership with the departments of Art, Theater, Computer and Information Science, and Television and Radio, and the Conservatory of Music. Please contact PIMA Director Helen Richardson for more information.

Ph.D. in Music Composition (via CUNY Graduate Center)

Interested students may admit to the Ph.D. or D.M.A. composition program of the CUNY Graduate Center and become active participants at the BC-CCM. Please contact CCM Director Doug Geers for more information.

More Information

If none of these choices seem to fit you, please contact CCM Director Doug Geers for futher information.